International

Welcome to the International Department - providing practical support, training, information and advice to law firms and legal professionals working abroad, or exploring international opportunities.
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Legal Services in Vietnam: an interview with the British ambassador

The Law Society speaks with Ambassador Giles Lever about the contribution legal services have made to Vietnam’s rapid growth and the growing opportunities for English and Welsh firms.

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Have your say on a new EU-Tunisia Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area

The European Commission’s DG Trade is consulting on the negotiations for a new Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) with Tunisia.

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The ILFA 2016 Experience

Ian Mutibwa shares his experience of being a secondee in the 2016 ILFA programme.

All Africa and the Middle East

Launch of Pro Bono Legal Service clinic for London's Chinese Community

On 12 January 2017, the Law Society of England and Wales supported the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers’ Chinese New Year reception in Chancery Lane. The reception was to launch UKSCL’s Pro Bono Legal Service, which will be located at the London Chinese Community Centre.

Join the Law Society's trip to China to explore 'Belt and Road' opportunities, 24-26 November

We invite members to register interest in joining a UK delegation to participate in two high-level events on the legal opportunities offered by China’s Belt & Road initiative in Beijing from 24-26 November. 

All North Asia and the Pacific

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Apply Now: Brazilian-British Lawyers' Exchange Programme 2017

Apply now to take part in our Brazilian-British Lawyers’ Exchange Programme.The application window is open until Tuesday, 28th February 2017.

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ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting

Join the Law Society at the ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting in Washington, DC.

All Americas and Caribbean

Pitfalls of German Contract Law and German Company Regulations

Read the article by Graf&Partners to beware of the specifics of codified German Civil and Commercial Law

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Doing legal business in the Nordic-Baltic region seminar on 16 February

On 16 February 2017, the Law Society lauched a new guide within its ‘Doing Legal Business’ series that covers legal business aspects and regulations in key international markets. “Doing legal business in the Nordic-Baltic region ” is one of 21 guides published, with three more to be launched in 2017.

All Europe

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Legal Services in Vietnam: an interview with the British ambassador

The Law Society speaks with Ambassador Giles Lever about the contribution legal services have made to Vietnam’s rapid growth and the growing opportunities for English and Welsh firms.

Law Society Deputy Vice President Christina Blacklaws to speak on Privacy and Legal Professional Privilege, 1st of December

Christina will speak on the just limits of governments in the UK, Europe and India to track and record the digitial activities of businesses and indivduals.

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The International Division is our exclusive membership service which provides law firms, in-house legal teams and legal practitioners with the contacts, tools, profile and latest market intelligence to develop international links and thrive in the global marketplace.

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Click on the link below to see a list of the International department's activities for 2016.

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